KINGSTON, Jamaica — Police have reported the seizure of 44.1 pounds of cocaine at the Kingston Container Terminal (KCT) shortly after 1:00 pm Thursday afternoon.
This cocaine seizure is the second at the terminal in less than twenty-four hours and the third in a week.
Reports from the police are that ...more »
SANFORD, Florida (AP) — A judge has ruled that attorneys for a Florida neighbourhood watch volunteer can inspect the school records and social media postings of the unarmed teenager he is accused of murdering.
Judge Debra S Nelson said Friday that defendant George Zimmerman's attorneys needed to know whether Trayvon Martin's school records and social media postings give any evidence that he had violent tendencies.
The 29-year-old Zimmerman fatally shot the 17-year-old Martin in February. Zimmerman has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder, saying he shot Martin in self-defense.
Nelson said she is reviewing Zimmerman's medical records to see if they should be turned over to prosecutors. Nelson set another hearing for October 26.
The judge has scheduled Zimmerman's trial for next June. A hearing on Zimmerman's self-defense claim has not been scheduled.
1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper – email addresses will not be published.
2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.
3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.
4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.